Hacked Sites

  • An update on how we tackle hacked spam

    … and inject pages with malicious content in an attempt to gain rank and traffic in search engines. We are aggressively targeting hacked spam in order to protect users and webmasters. The algorithmic changes will eventually impact roughly 5% of queries, depending on the language. As we roll out the new algorithms, users might notice…

    Google Webmaster Central Blogin How To's- 17 readers -
  • Helping hacked sites with reconsideration requests

    … Thus far in 2015 we have seen a 180% increase in the number of sites getting hacked and a 300% increase in hacked site reconsideration requests. While we are working hard to help webmasters prevent hacks in the first place through efforts such as blog posts and #NoHacked campaigns, we recognize that our reconsideration process is an important…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 12 readers -
  • Case Studies: Fixing Hacked Sites

    … Webmaster Level: All Every day, thousands of websites get hacked. Hacked sites can harm users by serving malicious software, collecting personal information, or redirecting them to sites they didn't intend to visit. Webmasters want to fix hacked sites quickly, but unfortunately recovering from a hack can be a complicated process. We're trying…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 9 readers -
  • #NoHacked: a global campaign to spread hacking awareness

    … to follow these useful tips. Feel free to continue using the hashtag #NoHacked to share your own tips or experiences around hacking prevention and awareness. Thanks for supporting the #NoHacked campaign! And in the unfortunate event that your site gets hacked, we’ll help you toward a speedy and thorough recovery: Follow these steps towards recovery Post a question or search for answers in our Help Forum Posted by your friendly #NoHacked helpers …

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  • 3 tips to find hacking on your site, and ways to prevent and fix it

    … sites is by adding spammy pages. These spammy pages are then used for various purposes, such as redirecting users to undesired or harmful destinations. For example, we’ve recently seen an increase in hacked sites redirecting users to fake online shopping sites. Once you recognize that your website may have been hacked, it’s important to diagnose…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 5 readers -
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